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A natural history of birds : illustrated with a hundred and one copper plates, curiously engraven from the life


Published 1731
Topics Birds, Birds
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First edition

John Clarke is not included in the imprint of v. 3

Each volume includes a list of subscribers

The word "curiously" is omitted from the title in volumes 2 and 3

Woodcut title vignettes, initials, tail-pieces

Plates are hand-colored

"The following observations I received from Dr. Derham"--p. [1]-[2], 3rd page group of v. 1

Errata: p. [2], 3rd paging group of v. 1

Includes indexes (v. 1 & 2) and "A catalogue of the birds in the third volume"

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.

ESTC

Wood, C.A. Vertebrate zoology

Anker, J. Bird books

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SCNHRB copy (39088015703853, 39088015703895, 39088015703937) with bookplates of Jonathan Dwight Jr. and Marcia Brady Tucker

SCNHRB copy with a ms. "Willoughby" or "Willughby" no. by each description of a bird in v. 1

SCNHRB copy with 10 additional plates v. 1; 1 plate v. 2. (for a total of 317 plates)

SCNHRB copy bound in calf with gilt rolls at edges (rebacked), marbled endpapers, with bookseller's ticket: Dulau & Co., London


Volume v. 1
Publisher London : Printed for the author and sold by William Innys in St. Paul's Church yard, John Clarke under the Royal-Exchange, Cornhill, and John Brindley at the King's Arms in New Bond-Street
Pages 364
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 39088015703853
Digitizing sponsor Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity
Notes Various plates: text lost in binding. Irregular page numbering. No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.

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